Remember that road trip with your hair blowing in the wind and the mountains directly in front of you?  Perhaps it was winding your way around the Amalfi Coast in a Fiat with the excitement of not knowing what was around each corner but it was always something new and different.  When we return from a trip we often search for ways to capture the memories before they fade.  Maybe it's a framed photo, a souvenir, a scrapbook, a canvas print, or images posted on social media. We have a lot of options to try and refresh that wonderful someday trip.  Have you ever thought about how music can make your travel memories come alive almost anywhere at any time?  We will share a travel secret we learned some time ago. 

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With the Lightning to SD Card Camera Reader, it's easy to download photos and videos from your digital camera to your iPad or iPad mini so you can view them on the gorgeous iPad display and share them with family and friends. After you insert the SD card into the reader, your iPad automatically opens the Photos app, which lets you choose which photos and videos to import, then organizes them into albums. When you sync iPad or iPad mini to your PC or Mac, the photos and videos on your iPad are added to your computer's photo library. The Lightning to SD Card Camera Reader supports standard photo formats, including JPEG and RAW, along with SD and HD video formats, including H.264 and MPEG-4.
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Do you have too many photos on your iphone device and nor enough iCloud space while traveling. Apple provides you 5GB for free and then monthly storage fees after that. Sure it syncs with all your devices but all you really want to do is make sure a backup option on the road and then when you get home. Did you know that Yahoo's Flickr application provides you 1TB for free. Yes, we said one whole terabyte. Upload, access, organize, edit, and share your photos from any device, from anywhere in the world. • Put your free 1000GB to work - auto-upload all your photos and videos to your Flickr camera roll. They'll be private, until you choose to share them! • Camera roll in the cloud - instant access to your entire Flickr collection, so you can free up your phone for everything else. • Organization and sharing, simplified - browse with ease, select and organize hundreds of photos with one gesture, and share in seconds. • Unleash your creativity - edit your photos, add filters, crop images and more, directly from the camera roll. And if you change your mind, just revert the changes! • Engage with friends, family and explore the Flickr community - there are millions of groups and billions of photos out there to discover.

For those that want to backup locally on the trip we recommend this Western Digital drive with wireless capabilities.

Are you a DLSR shooter looking to get sharper travel photographs? The new ART Sigma line of lenses are an excellent buy when you are ready to get you photography to the next level. A favorite of our is the versatile 24-35mm f2 DG ART lens. A prime zoom wide angle lens that is so super sharp and delivers good bokeh. At f2 this will let you shoot better in low light as well. A super travel lens for a full-frame Canon camera user.

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If you are like many travelers your go-to device for taking many of your shots is your mobile phone. The capability of products like the Apple iPhones and Samsung Galaxy S6 are outstanding options for your travel snapshots. They are not great for low light and can't match a DSLR for features but portability often rules when traveling. In this article we explore the challenge of aspect ratios when shooting with your phone.

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